Tag: media

February 20, 2009

Atheists 1. God 0.

The Canadian Freethought Association is out to send their message.  Their official site can be found here . The message is simple:  "There’s Probably No God.  Now Stop Worrying and Enjoy Your Life." On the surface, they’re getting beat up quite badly in their efforts to advertise that there probably (leaving just a hint of doubt) is no God. Ottawa won’t run the bus ads […]

November 22, 2008

Newsladder: For the info-junkies in all of us

In the US, a group called the Media Consortium has recently launched a product called ‘Newsladder ‘. If you’re a news junkie, be careful.  There are 22 news feeds and this is likely to grow now that they’ve launched their product.  I didn’t notice a feed devoted to Canada or Canadian publishers, but I’m sure it won’t be long before there is one.  Maybe one […]

November 14, 2008

UK: Taking a Tilt Towards a Repressive Society

Sometimes, I’m a little surprised that the UK teeters further into fascism than any other country, given that they gave us the Magna Carta and all that other fun stuff, but here they go again . As always, the central claim is that it’s the only way to capture terrorists and to ensure that the media doesn’t get ahead of government actions, but we all […]